Attorney general’s prosecution role may be curtailed – The Guardian

Posted October 29th, 2007 in attorney general, Crown Prosecution Service, news by sally

“The attorney general is likely to lose the right to play a part in prosecution decisions but keep the job of government legal adviser in a shakeup of the role to restore public confidence, the Guardian has learned. The change will form part of Gordon Brown’s new constitutional settlement, along with other measures to increase public accountability which opened for consultation last week, including a bigger role for MPs in deciding whether to wage war.”

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The Guardian, 29th October 2007